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2016 Virginia Search and Rescue Conference April 14-17

posted Jan 25, 2016, 3:44 PM by Richard Qualls   [ updated Jan 25, 2016, 3:48 PM ]

The Virginia Search and Rescue Conference offers a wide variety of courses for the SAR professional and outdoor enthusiast. All courses are taught by experienced SAR providers and experts on the subject matter. Many courses are hands on and build practical knowledge as well. Here are just a portion of the courses offered:

  • Lost Person Behavior
  • Land Navigation
  • Semi-technical Rescue
  • SOLO Wilderness First Aid
  • Wilderness Survival for SAR Personnel
  • K9 Track (all disciplines)
  • Equine Track
  • GPS management
  • Self Defense for SAR personnel
  • Terrain Navigator Workshop
  • What to do if you are first on scene
  • Snakes of Virginia
  • Edible Plants

In addition to these, there are many more to choose from during the four days. Whether your specialty is ground, management, tracking, K9, equine, or a mixture of those, you’ll definitely find courses that will be of value and interest to you.

For more information and to register for the conference, please visit:


The conference is scheduled for April 14-17 in Appomattox Virginia. 

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Richard Qualls,
Jan 25, 2016, 3:46 PM